Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the limelight today.

Parvinder Awana
Parvinder Awana. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Parvinder Awana retires from all the forms of cricket with immediate effect

  • India is the country which is blessed with a lot of talent.
  • The love for the game of cricket is immense in the country which leads to many athletes pursuing their goal of becoming a cricketer.
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Andre Russell recalled to Windies squad for ODI series against Bangladesh

  • Following a 2-0 triumph in the Tests, the Windies cricket team has been greeted with some good news as Andre Russell has now made his way back into the ODI fold.
  • Russell, who had previously been banned from international cricket after having been found guilty of doping by WADA.
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Sunil Gavaskar recalls 36 against England and compares it with MS Dhoni innings

  • For the first time in his illustrious career, former India skipper MS Dhoni was booed away from the scene of play after being dismissed in the second ODI against England at Lord’s.
  • At 37, one may very well question Dhoni’s motives behind continuing to play cricket at a time when most cricketers would begin considering retirement.
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Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry set to leave Sydney Sixers

  • Ellyse Perry is one of the few multi-sports women the world has ever seen.
  • She has represented the Australian team in football and hockey and has flourished in both the sports.
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Thabang Moroe appointed as Chief Executive of Cricket South Africa

  • In September 2017, Haroon Lorgat stepped down as the Chief Executive of Cricket South Africa.
  • After ten months, the cricket board has announced Thabang Moroe as its new Chief Executive with immediate effect for a three-year term.
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Shaun Marsh expected to be fit for Pakistan Tests

  • Australia, ever since the ball-tampering saga, have struggled to make a mark in the international arena.
  • They are missing their gun players, Steve Smith and David Warner, badly as they are serving the 12-month suspension period imposed on them by Cricket Australia.
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Cricket Australia is all set to host the eighth edition of BBL

  • The eighth edition of one of the most awaited franchise-based T20 league is set to begin on 24th December, giving its spectator an early Christmas gift.
  • The official fixture of the Big Bash League (BBL) will be announced tomorrow, that is, Wednesday morning, but key clashes have been confirmed, including a blockbuster Melbourne derby on New Year’s Day that could see more than 80,000 fans piled into the MCG.
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Collis King believes English embassy is treating him as a ‘Criminal’

  • The former West Indies cricketer, Collis King who played 9 Tests and 18 one-day International feel his adopted home, that is, England now treats him as a ‘criminal’ after being effectively deported on a technicality surrounding a visa application.
  • King is currently stuck in his native hometown Barbados after being unable to return to England to play league cricket for Dunnington in Yorkshire.
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I’d like to spend a day in Dhoni’s shoes: David Willey

  • Two English boys – their reliable pacers in the limited-overs format David Willey and Mark Wood were a part of the Chennai Super Kings team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • This was their maiden season in the tournament and they played under the charismatic Indian skipper MS Dhoni was back leading the Men in Yellow.
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England vs India: Virat Kohli ends up losing a streak he’d have wanted to maintain

  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli has a point to prove the world that he can master the English conditions and thus far on the tour, he has been decent.
  • With Indian winning the T20I series, the ODI series was going to be a lot more competitive and that is what has panned out.
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England vs India: KL Rahul doesn’t know why he was left out of the team for the 3rd ODI

  • The England vs India, 3rd ODI at Leeds in Headingley got underway with some controversy.
  • Eoin Morgan won the toss and asked Team India to bat first.
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I think this is not the way to treat a youngster, says VVS Laxman on KL Rahul’s axing

  • The series-decider between India and England has got underway at Headingley as the hosts have won the toss and opted to field first.
  • It is expected to be a humdinger as both the teams would be eager to win the series and continue their proud winning record in the format.
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